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ISS Best Student Award

The following two prizes are awarded for the students who participate in the International Superconductivity Symposium (ISS2018) and make excellent reports on poster or oral presentations.

1) Best Poster Presentation Award (for excellent poster presentations)

2) Best Student Prize (for excellent oral presentations)

Selection Process

1) Best Poster Presentation Award
The awards selection is based on criteria prescribed by ISS Organizing Committee. The results scored by Program Committee of each area (PC, ED, WB, AP) and the Session chairs are compiled by ISS Secretariat, deliberated at ISS Organizing Committee, decided by ISS General chair, and AIST awards the winner.

2) Best Student Prize
Based on a format prescribed by ISS Organizing Committee, it is recommended by Co-chair and Sub-chair of each Program Committee (PC, ED, WB, AP), and based on the nomination form, deliberated at ISS Organizing Committee, decided by ISS General chair, and AIST awards the winner.

In principle, the Best Poster Presentation Award shall be one for each area (PC, ED, WB, AP) and one person will be awarded for each area. However, regarding Best Student Prize, when it is recognized that there is a non-negligible contribution, multiple winners can be selected. All prizes may not be awarded as a result of deliberations at ISS Organizing Committee.

The selection will be held during the International Superconducting Symposium, and the General Chair will award the winner at the closing ceremony on the final day of the symposium.

Selection guideline

1) Best Poster Presentation Award
Excellent students who are enthusiastic about superconductivity research will be awarded. In addition to the poster presentation at ISS2018, submission of the proceeding manuscript by December 10th, and days of attendance at Superconductivity School will be also evaluated. Nationality does not matter.

2) Best Student Prize
Excellent and notable students who are enthusiastic about superconductivity research will be awarded. In addition to the oral presentation at ISS2018, submission of the proceeding manuscript by December 10th, and days of attendance at Superconductivity School will be also evaluated. Nationality does not matter.

Notes

– We will award the excellent young talent who will be responsible for the next generation.

– Students are eligible: those who register as “Student” and make presentations at ISS2018 will be automatically eligible. However, it does not cover those who are researchers of companies and belong PhD course in a university.

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